Asad Pabani


The writer is a producer and correspondent at Soch Videos

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Anti-Ahmadi hashtags: Initiated by Jamiat Ulema Islam, supported by all

The hashtags #AhmadisAreNotMuslims and #Expose_Qadyani_ProMinisters may have been started by JUI activists, but their popularity amongst users across the political spectrum reflects the strength of anti-Ahmadi hatred in Pakistan.


We analyzed a network of Twitter accounts targeting Pakistan’s Minister of Human Rights.

Trend of over 99,000 tweets appears to have been manufactured by TLP

#WeStandWith_MuftiMuneeb: An organic Twitter hashtag or a creation of coordinated TLP support? We analysed twitter data to find out.

Facebook and fifth generation warfare

Fifth generation warfare was popularised by Major General Asif Ghafoor. There are very few mentions of it online.

The truth behind India’s airstrikes in Balakot

Nine days after the Balakot airstrike, Soch visited the bomb site to explore what happened first-hand.

The tragedy of Lahore’s Orange Line

The Orange Line Metro Train is slated to launch by June 2019. This correspondent visited the affected sites in January 2018 to assess the heritage and property damage caused by its construction.

What political parties believe about healthcare

Pakistan’s total expenditure on healthcare is a mere 3 percent of its GDP.

Afghanistan and Syria’s role in geopolitics

Welcome to World War III, where superpowers can have their cake and eat it too.

Pakistan’s biggest threat: contaminated water

the World Bank estimates that water pollution costs Pakistan around $6 billion, or roughly 4% of its GDP annually.